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2019 Super Matchmakers Conference hosted by 
Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC)  
Thursday, May 9, 2019  
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Freddie Mac Conference Center
1551 Park Run Drive, McLean Virginia 22102

Headlining the conference is Facebook and Amazon along with over 50 major corporations ready to do business. Meet the best private and public sector organizations, including Fortune 500, Federal, State, Local Agencies and the Nations Largest Government Contractors. 

The conference will feature one-on-one matchmaker sessions, showcasing real opportunities, corporate round table discussions and industry-focused sessions.

To view flier, click here

To view agenda, click here

To view speakers, click here

To register, click here



 E-News Brief from the Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Featured Upcoming Events~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Synergy: A Business Networking & Career Fair  Connecting People to Opportunities hosted by Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland Aviation Administration  BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Martin State Airport

 Thursday, May 2, 2019
 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
BWI Marriott Hotel  1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 – Free Parking

To view flier, click here

To register, click here or call 410-859-7329.

For more information and sponsors opportunities, email: or call 202-640-7329. 

16th Annual Spring Breakfast Meeting / Business Showcase Expo hosted by Md. Washington Minority Companies, Inc. (MWMCA)
Friday, May 10, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Martin's West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Baltimore, MD 21244

Keynote Speaker: Calvin G. Butler, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company

To view flier, click here 

To view list 2019 Honorees and Head Table Guest List, click here 

To register, click here

Event information, click here

For any event questions, contact MWMCA at or 443-759-8580

 Greater Baltimore Committee’s 64th Annual Meeting
Monday, May 13, 2019
 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel  202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for the state’s premier business event of the year.

To register, click here:

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development at 410-727-2820.

35th Annual Maryland Small Business Week Awards Luncheon hosted by U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) – Baltimore District Office Thursday, June 6, 2019
 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Martin's West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Baltimore, MD 21244

The event will celebrate small business and honor the local winners of the SBA's National Small Business Week Awards Program. Awards ceremony, networking and information fair. Meet the winners, hear their inspiring stories. Network with lenders, resource providers, state officials and fellow entrepreneurs to gain valuable information to start or grow your business.

To register, click here

For more information, contact Rachel Howard at 410-244-3337.

2019 Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) 
National Conference and Business Fair
Tuesday, June 25 – Thursday, June 27, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

This signature event features innovative educational programming, inspiring keynotes, one-on-one matchmaker sessions, networking opportunities, and a business fair. Expect a high energy affair with thousands of women entrepreneurs and corporate executives ready to make connections and do business. For conference pricing, click here To view exhibitor packages, click here To register, click here

For a list of more upcoming events, click here

*********************Featured Contracting Opportunities*********************

Automotive Starters Alternators
(Baltimore City Department of General Services)


Solicitation Due Date: Wednesday, April 10,  2019 at 11:00 a.m.

For more information, click here

Closed Top Trailers
(Baltimore City Department of General Services)


Solicitation Due Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

For more information, click here

Asphalt Paver
(Baltimore City Department of General Services)

Solicitation Due Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

For more information, click here

For a list of more contracting opportunities, click here

For additional City contracting opportunities, go to:

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The Governor's Office 
of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

invites you to join us for our workshop:

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Maryland is OPEN for Business!

Are you interested in contracting opportunities
with government agencies? 

 If so, then our Ready, Set, GROW! Procurement Connections Workshop is for you. Join us for an overview of how our small, minority, women, and veteran procurement programs work. You'll learn what buyers are looking for right now and what's in the pipeline, then meet with them one-on-one during the open networking session. You may also connect with a variety of resource partners who can help your small business thrive.


Featuring special guest:

R. Earl Lewis
Deputy Secretary
Maryland Department of Transportation

Who should attend? 

 Small, minority, women, and veteran business owners 
interested in doing business with state agencies in
Central Maryland and the surrounding areas.

Monday, April 22 2019
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Maryland Department of Transportation
Harry Hughes Suites 1-3
7201 Corporate Center Drive
Hanover, Maryland 21076


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Free parking directly across the street from the main building.


This small business development event is being held in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)

Procurement Partners

Maryland Department of Health
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
Maryland Aviation Administration
Maryland Port Authority
Maryland State Highway Administration
Maryland Transit Authority
Maryland Transportation Authority
Maryland Vehicle Administration
MDOT, The Secretary's Office (TSO)

Resource Partners

DHCD Business Lending Unit
DLLR Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance
Governor's Office of Service and Volunteerism
M&T Bank
Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission
Maryland Women's Business Center
MDOT Commuter Choice
MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy
Opportunity MDOT
University Research Park

Refreshments provided compliments of M&T Bank.

Governor's Office of Small, Minority 
& Women Business Affairs 

invites you to reserve a seat for our upcoming

Technical Training Classroom

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Governor's Coordinating Offices
First Floor Training Room
100 Community Place
Crownsville, Maryland 21032 

TTC August

Understanding Prevailing &
Living Wage Laws

10 a.m. - 12 noon

Are you in compliance with Maryland's wage laws? Small business owners operating in the government contracting arena are expected to have a full understanding of Maryland's Prevailing Wage and Living Wage laws. These laws establish and enforce wage standards for workers from private businesses receiving contracts from local governments, and apply to both prime contractors as well as subcontractors. Join us for insightful information that will keep you in compliance with current laws. 

Our special guest is Jim Tudor, Program Administrator with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation.

Who should attend? Small business owners and payroll managers who want to ensure they are paying wages in accordance to Maryland law.

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Cash Flow Management

2 - 4 p.m.

Do you want to learn how to optimize your assets? This session will examine the importance of cash flow for new and existing businesses, and provide multiple ways for all business owners to examine the health of their cash flow. We will also discuss several simple strategies to impact forecasting, reduce collection and disbursement costs, and learn why it’s important for every business owner to monitor this important component of their business.  

Our special guest is Paul Licary, Small Business Specialist with Woodforest National Bank. 

Who should attend? Small business owners and financial managers who want to enhance and optimize the financial management of their business.

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What you need to know:

There is no cost to attend.
Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
Be prepared to take notes.
Free parking and guest WiFi are available on-site.
Photo ID is required upon entry to the building.
Café on premises (electronic payment only).

Did you know your Census count is worth over $16 Billion a year to your City and State?  Come out to the Census 2020 Open House, hosted by the Baltimore Complete Count Committee at Poly High School on April 23rd, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm! Every person not counted leaves $1,800 of funding on the table, and we want you to get your share. Over 50 State and Federal programs rely on Census data – from the School Breakfast and Lunch Programs, to Medicare and Medicaid – and we need you to ensure the programs stay funded!

Additionally, the Census is hiring! There will be Census representatives on-site to assist with job applications for positions in and around Baltimore.
The Open House will also provide an opportunity to review the Action Plan, ask questions, and hear from our elected officials and the Baltimore City Complete Count Committee. There will be free food and activities and games for all ages!

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The Department of General Services is holding a new series of events to provide vendors with important information regarding the procurement process.  In addition, we would like to collect feedback from vendors regarding their experiences with this process.

The Teach & Talk Sessions will be offered at locations around Maryland.  See the flyer below for scheduled and upcoming events.  Registration links have been provided for each date.  Registration will open for each event one month prior to the event.

We hope to see you at one of these valuable events!

Event Dates

Charles County

April - Date TBD

Washington County

Thursday, May 2, 2019 (tentative)

Anne Arundel County

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Rye Street Market

Weller Development Company is seeking qualifications for the following:

IT/AV Engineers
Retractable Roof Engineers and Designers
Accessibility Consultants
Fire and Life Safety Code Review Consultants
Signage and Graphic Designers
Interior Designer Architects
Lighting Engineers
Sustainability and Energy Modeling Consultant


Port Covington Residential

Hord Coplan Macht is seeking proposals for the following:

Accessibility Consulting Firm
Acoustical Consultant
Building Envelope Consultant
Civil Engineering Firm
Code Consulting Firm
Energy Modeling Firm
Interior Design Firm
Landscape Architecture Firm
Lighting Design Firm
Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering Firm
Structural Engineering Firm
Sustainability Consulting Firm


Water Reclamation Feasibility Study

Weller Development Company, LLC (“Developer”) is seeking qualifications from consultants and engineers who have significant expertise in water reclamation facilities (“Respondent”).
Copyright © 2018 Weller Development Company, All rights reserved. 

Open Recruitments

      • Highway Engineering Manager—Executive Service (MDTA)
      • Asset Control and Damage Recovery Specialist (MDTA)
      • ITS and Electrical Engineer (MDTA)
      • Transportation Facility Maintenance Worker III (MDTA)
      • Agency Procurement Specialist II (SHA)

These recruitments are open to anyone, both internal and external people may apply. You can find these our website page at:


Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a full-time Office Manager/Executive Assistant to support Operations for a Professional Asset Management Client in Baltimore.

The Firm and its affiliates bring in excess of 100 years of experience in financing and fostering small, minority, women, and veteran owned businesses.  The Firm offers a complete portfolio of financing products and strategic services to advance companies to the next level.

Under the direct supervision of the partners, the Office Manager shall carry out operational and administrative support for the Family of Funds. He/She will also supervise the administrative staff, oversee general office administration, and provide back-up support for the administrative staff.

For more information, visit: 

Laborers Needed for Construction Clean Up!!!!

Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking qualified laborers to join its Construction Clean-up Crew for construction projects throughout Baltimore City. Prior construction experience is helpful but not required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Baltimore City
  • Must be available to work 6:30am to 3:00pm with overtime as needed (including Saturdays)
  • Must have the strength and endurance to lift heavy debris (50 pounds)
  • Must have the desire and drive to work
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening (upon application and randomly)
  • Criminal Backgrounds considered on an individual basis
  • Two forms of valid ID (Social Security Card and State photo ID/Birth Certificate/or Green Card)
  • 1 Year's experience as a laborer is needed.

Please complete our on-line application in order to be contacted for an interview.

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